A Postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Yamashita at the Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center of Columbia University Irving Medical Center, a Research Center of National and International Excellence. The research is performed in an interdisciplinary setting with strong institutional and global collaborations. Our research ranges from basic biology of viruses/pathogens to clinical trials as well as structural biology and bioinformatics. Dr. Yamashita's lab research efforts are focused on molecular and cellular mechanisms underlying cell-to-cell heterogeneity in HIV-1 replication. As a Postdoctoral Research Fellow/Scientist, you will work in an internationally established and strong research environment towards developing strategies and understanding of HIV-1. The main role of this position will be to conduct independent lab research, design and execute in vitro experiments and analyze and interpret results as well as effectively communicate research results in publications and oral presentations. Some of the work will be performed in a BSL2 and/or BSL3 environment. We will use a variety of single-cell methods that have already been established in our lab. This position will involve the development of novel single-cell techniques that are applicable to HIV-1 cure research. The position is available immediately for highly motivated candidates.
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